EU’s Guidelines and Directive on Circular Economy

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Closing the loop – An EU action plan for the Circular Economy The European Commission adopted an ambitious Circular Economy Package, which includes revised legislative proposals on waste to stimulate Europe’s transition towards a circular economy which will boost global competitiveness, foster sustainable economic growth and generate new jobs....
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First emissions mechanism established for aviation

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First emissions mechanism established for aviation Carbon emissions from aviation are growing faster than any other sector. In an effort to address the problem, the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) approved the world’s first global emissions reduction scheme last month. The Carbon Offset and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation...
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Los Angeles Times – Carbon Neutrality

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People walk through Beijing wearing masks on Dec. 22, a heavy pollution evening. Lintao Zhang / Getty Images / Veerabhadran Ramanathan, Daniel Press OP-ED: To help stop global warming, curb short-lived pollutants Among climate scientists, the consensus is that we must become carbon-neutral by 2050 to avoid catastrophic environmental disruptions....
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World Bank – On Climate Change

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Marching forward: China is creating the world’s largest market-based carbon pricing system.   China – the world largest emitter of greenhouse gases – is implementing a national carbon market in 2017   During his visit to Washington last week, China’s President Xi Jinping confirmed that the world’s largest greenhouse...
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